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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
859 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

COZ058>089-093>099-190300-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
859 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT OVER THE PLAINS.
THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE LIGHTNING AND BRIEF GUSTY WINDS IN
ADDITION TO SMALL HAIL OR GRAUPEL.

SNOW WILL AGAIN PICK UP TONIGHT OVER THE MOUNTAINS...MAINLY
NORTH OF HIGHWAY 50. THE HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER
THE PIKES PEAK REGION AND THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SEVERAL PASSING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS SNOW SHOWERS
ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF
UP TO SEVERAL INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS...ESPECIALLY AT OR ABOVE TEN THOUSAND
FEET.

A FEW AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
THE AREA...ESPECIALLY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. THE MAIN HAZARDS
FROM ANY THUNDERSTORM WILL BE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
AND SMALL HAIL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY OVER MOST OF THE MOUNTAIN TONIGHT...AND WILL BE POSSIBLE
OVER THE LOWER ELEVATIONS NEAR THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
903 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-181415-
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
903 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE AND THE
NORTHERN AND EASTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE. SOME OF THE STORMS MAY GET
STRONG WITH HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS THE MAIN THREATS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

STRONG TO POTENTIALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS MAINLY THE EASTERN HALF OF THE
PANHANDLES. THE PRIMARY HAZARDS WITH ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE
HAIL UP TO HALF DOLLAR SIZE AND WIND GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE PANHANDLES
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THE THREAT FOR WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER
DURING THIS TIME IS LOW.

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE OVER MAINLY THE WESTERN
TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY DUE TO THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

AREA FIRE MANAGERS AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS ACROSS WESTERN PARTS OF
THE PANHANDLES SHOULD BE ALERT FOR ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS SATURDAY
AND SUNDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
1032 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-181645-
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-
SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-
DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
1032 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...
EXTREME SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA AND NORTHWEST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

THE REGION IS UNDER SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ALL MODES OF SEVERE WEATHER ARE
POSSIBLE...INCLUDING LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND POSSIBLY A
TORNADO. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING EAST OF HIGHWAY 83 IN NORTHWEST KANSAS. LARGE HAIL AND
DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1026 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

COZ030>051-181630-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
1026 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS THROUGH TONIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STRONG AND MOIST SPRING STORM WILL MOVE SLOWLY NORTHEAST ACROSS
COLORADO THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS WITH RAIN ON THE PLAINS. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST ON
THE EAST SLOPES OF THE FRONT RANGE...WHERE STORM TOTALS OF 1 TO 3
FEET BY SATURDAY MORNING. OTHER MOUNTAIN AREAS CAN EXPECT 6 TO 12
INCHES OF SNOW.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON HOURS. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE EASTERN PLAIN...EAST OF A LINE FROM GREELEY
TO LIMON. THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE LARGE HAIL...THOUGH A TORNADO OR
TWO CAN`T BE RULED OUT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES WILL KEEP SNOW CONTINUING IN THE
MOUNTAINS THROUGH MONDAY WITH A RAIN AND SNOW MIXTURE OVER THE
PLAINS LASTING THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ON SATURDAY FOR THE REGION WITH SNOW FOR
THE MOUNTAINS AND RAIN ON THE PLAINS RETURNING SUNDAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL STAY ON THE COOLER SIDE WITH HIGHS IN THE 50S
THEN GET BACK TO SEASONAL NORMALS BY TUESDAY. SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE WITH AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL MOVE IN TUESDAY DRYING
THINGS OUT AND WARMING THINGS UP BEFORE ANOTHER SYSTEM MOVES IN
WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL REPORTS FROM SPOTTERS WILL BE APPRECIATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
538 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-181200-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
538 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

...NUMEROUS WINTER STORM WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT
FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MOISTURE WRAPPING AROUND A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER SOUTHERN
COLORADO WILL CONTINUE TO BRING WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW TO
EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO THROUGH TONIGHT. EXPECT LOCALLY
HEAVY SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS WHERE OVER A FOOT MAY ACCUMULATE BY
MIDDAY SATURDAY. THE VALLEYS CAN EXPECT MAINLY RAIN...WITH SOME
SNOW POSSIBLY MIXED IN ABOVE 5000 FEET THIS MORNING.

FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE IN THE FOUR CORNERS
REGION TONIGHT...WITH OTHER LOWER VALLEYS EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE
FREEZING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE THREAT OF SNOW CONTINUES THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. SCATTERED
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE VALLEYS...WITH SNOW
LEVELS DROPPING AT NIGHT TO AROUND 5000 FEET AND RISING DURING
THE DAY TO AROUND 8000 FEET. UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL REMAIN IN THE
REGION THROUGH LATE NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
521 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

NMZ501>540-181200-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
521 AM MDT FRI APR 17 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING FOR
THE NORTHEAST PLAINS WHERE LOW HUMIDITIES COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS
WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. A FEW INCHES OF SNOW
ARE LIKELY OVER THE NORTHERN HIGH TERRAIN TONIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY
HOWEVER IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED TO BE MINIMAL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER...WEATHER CAN
CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...WATCHES AND
WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
424 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-181045-
TREGO-ELLIS-SCOTT-LANE-NESS-RUSH-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-
PAWNEE-STAFFORD-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-
PRATT-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE-BARBER-
424 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...SOUTH
CENTRAL...SOUTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND TONIGHT. SOME OF THE
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING COULD BE SEVERE WITH HAIL
UP TO GOLF BALL SIZE AND WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 60 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY
AND THURSDAY. THE STORMS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING COULD BE
SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC

$$

FINCH

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